R v O – Wood Green Crown Court – 2018
O was charged with attempted murder. The charges were subsequently amended to Making a Threat to Kill, Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm and Assault by Beating. O had ill mental health which caused her to become highly emotional and volatile. Following discussions with the Probation Service about the sentencing options, the possibilities for real progress, and submissions to the Judge; after several hearings O was sentenced to 11 months custody which resulted in O’s immediate release from custody.
R v OD – Bromley Magistrates’ Court – 2018
Successfully represented a client who was accused of making false representations to the Department of Work and Pensions. The case was dismissed.
R v DA – Harrow Crown Court – 2018
Represented DA for a committal to the Crown Court for sentence. DA was charged with dishonestly failing to disclose information, which she was under a legal duty to disclose, namely subletting a social housing property and failing to reside at the property as her only or principal home for over 6 years. DA was sentenced to a Suspended Sentence Order
R v GE – Guildford Crown Court – 2018
Represented GE accused of failing to notify a change in circumstances to obtain Housing Benefit by failing to disclose an increase in his income.